Stretching Articles

Too often overlooked and under appreciated, stretching is actually a very important aspect of training for any athlete. If incorporated into workouts, stretching has the ability to help speed up recovery and build muscle, as well as heal and prevent injuries. Turn to STACK for the perfect stretches needed to amp up your workout routine as well as guides on how to incorporate Pilates and yoga into your training plans.

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Stretching From Home

Staying fit is essential in every sport, and a considerable part of overall fitness is stretching. Stretching increases your range of motion and blood...

A Nighttime Stretch Routine for Athletes

Your body is feeling a bit banged up from a tough lift or brutal practice where your coach decided to spend some extra time on conditioning. Or maybe ...

Tips for Relieving a Stiff Neck

Tips for Relieving Neck Stiffness from Sports, Exercise, or Other Causes By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Affecting athletes and non-athletes alike, awakening...

Stretching: You're doing it Wrong

Athletes of any sport would do well to remember that when it comes to preparing the body for activity, there are certain goals we must achieve, basica...

Why You Should Warm Up With the World's Greatest Stretch

The Worlds Greatest Stretch (WGS) is a legendary catch-all movement in the field of sports performance and fitness, and has been for a long time. It is...

2 Fixes for Tight Hips You've Never Tried Before

Nowadays, just about everyone feels their hips are too tight. It's a complaint Ryan Summers and Matt Stevens, physical therapists and co-owners of ...

Your At-Home Thanksgiving Workout

  For better or worse, Thanksgiving has become a day to overeat with loved ones. A huge Thanksgiving meal can make you feel sluggish, demotivating...

20-Minute Full-Body Thanksgiving Day Workout

Thanksgiving is here! Time for some relaxation, gratitude and a chance to have some quality family time. The best part for an athlete is you finally get...

The Damian Lillard Workout

For basketball fans, Damian Lillard is must-see TV. The four-time NBA All-Star puts up dazzling numbers and has a penchant for coming through in press...

The 10 Best Yoga Poses for Athletes

People have practiced yoga for centuries, but modern athletes—including LeBron James, Evan Longoria and Patrick Peterson—have taken an interest ...

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